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WR Floyd Has Big Game Despite Loss to Raiders

Charger wide receiver Malcom Floyd came away from today’s loss to the Oakland Raiders with something to be proud of, which can’t be said for too many of the other Chargers on the roster. Floyd produced eight receptions for a career-high 231 yards, including a touchdown. His longest reception went for 55 yards. This was […]

More on Mathews’ Nose

According to Kevin Acee of the San Diego Union-Tribune, Mathews missed practice today in order to have a procedure in which Mathews’ nose was cauterized in order to keep his nose from bleeding. Mathews has dealt with recurring nose bleeds for years, which I’m sure isn’t helped by the fact that he plays football. “I have always […]

Jets’ CB Cromartie Isn’t Missed by Chargers

Apparently, the Chargers are glad that cornerback Antonio Cromartie hit the road this past off-season. After his second year in the NFL, during which he was invited to the Pro Bowl, Cromartie’s production slowly started to drop off as injuries, off-the-field issues, as well as just poor on-the-field execution all started to take their toll. That’s […]

DL Travis Johnson Fined $5000 for Late Hit

According to the Chicago Tribune, defensive lineman Travis Johnson was fined a whopping $5000 this past week for a late hit on Chicago Bears running back Chester Taylor that occured during the pre-season opener. Taylor was handed the ball during the second quarter and was then taken down by linebacker Darry Beckwith and safety Steve Gregory. […]

Kevin Burnett Not Making Excuses After Career-Threatening Injury

Today, Christopher Smith of Chargers.com posted a story about linebacker Kevin Burnett and his struggles with the neck injury that he sustained during last seasons pre-season finale against the San Francisco 49ers. After spending the first four years of his career with the Dallas Cowboys, Burnett came over to the Chargers in hopes of reviving […]

Brandon Lang Back With Chargers After Resolving Family Issues

It was reported a couple days ago that, according to Adam Caplan’s twitter page, the Chargers had received a roster exemption for linebacker Brandon Lang, who supposedly left the team. As it turns out, Caplan’s sources were not so accurate. Kevin Acee, beat writer for the San Diego Union-Tribune, is always on top of anything […]

Jeremy Williams Looking to Make His Mark

In an article by Kevin Acee of the San Diego Union-Tribune, he took some time recently to talk with Jeremy Williams and take an in-depth look at what he brings to the Chargers and what he has put on display so far. Williams, an undrafted free agent wide receiver out of Tulane, has made his presence felt […]

Rivers and Gates Take Shots at Tomlinson, Who Takes the High Road

While talking to Kevin Acee of the San Diego Union-Tribuneyesterday, Philip Rivers had a few choice words for former Charger running back LaDainian Tomlinson. “I don’t know how everyone feels or if they felt it,” said Rivers. “Maybe it was a little bit of a relief. Maybe it was a feeling of, ‘I can do […]